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Penny Candy Books, General
- Oklahoma Gazette, Penny Candy Books publishes books with big ideas for young readers and their parents. July 27, 2017.
- Writer’s Digest, Poetry Publisher Interview. May 2, 2017.
- Publisher's Weekly, Penny Candy Books: A Mission Becomes a Moral Directive. December 1, 2016.
- Real Dads Read Book List, A Gift from Greensboro and The Not In Here Story.
- Savannah Morning News, Penny Candy Books Putting New Spin on Children's Books. November 6, 2016
- NEA Today, Diversity in Children's Literature Key to Understanding Today's Civil Rights Issues. October 24, 2016.
- One Mic, One Voice Podcast, Ep. 58: Language Matters. October 30, 2016.
- Whoorl, Penny Candy Books. October 17, 2016.
The Blue Pool of Questions
- Kirkus, The Blue Pool of Questions. August 7, 2017.
Excerpt: "Deliciously confounding and deeply moving, this book is a work of art in pictures and words for adults and children alike."
- Publisher's Weekly, The Blue Pool of Questions. July 2017.
Excerpt: "Manasrah’s richly multilayered illustrations mesh gracefully with Abu-Alhayyat's abstract writing in a haunting meditation on one man’s search for belonging and meaning."
A Gift from Greensboro
- Parade, Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day with These 10 Poetic Reads. March 27, 2017.
- Chicago Tribune, 'A Gift from Greensboro' Leads Our Children's Book Roundup. March 7, 2017.
- The Brown Bookshelf, A Gift from Greensboro. January 30, 2017
- Bustle, 20 Children's Books from Around the World to Read for Multicultural Children's Book Day. January 27, 2016.
- Kirkus, A Gift from Greensboro. November 27, 2016.
- Booklist Online, Booklist Review: A Gift from Greensboro. October 15, 2016.
- Chicago Parent, The Poetry Foundation's Programming Will Surprise & Illuminate. October 10, 2016.
- Greensboro News & Record, Author Reads at Woolworth. October 13, 2016.
- Books Before Bandaids, Review: A Gift from Greensboro. September 22, 2016.
The Not In Here Story
- Reader's Digest online, 10 Children's Books that Can Get You Through Life's Toughest Moments. December 2016.
- Red Dirt Report, Seek and Find. November 2016
- Raising Mom, Review: The Not In Here Story. November 14, 2016.
- Territory OKC, The Not In Here Story. November 2016.
- CBS4 Denver, Author Inspires You to Think about Adoption. October 2016.